3 hrs ago
A16 Rockridge Due to Open Thursday May 30th
Slated to open on College Avenue on Thursday May 30th is ~A16 ROCKRIDGE~ from owner-wine director Shelley Lindgren and owner Victoria Libin, with chef Rocky Maselli leading the kitchen.
6 hrs ago
East Bay Express
Streetcars Might Make a Comeback in Oakland
Until 1958, Oakland had a system of streetcars that shuttled passengers from across the city to its Western edge, where they could catch ferries to San Francisco.
Thu May 23, 2013
Allen Ginsberg Photography Exhibit Shows Hidden Side Of Legendary Beat Poet
Allen Ginsberg didn't just see the best minds of his generation "destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix." He also took their pictures.
SF Real Estate Headlines May 23, 2013: Mountain Lake Sludge, SF From A Sub
"A proposed 47-story condominium tower - which also would be the long-awaited permanent home of the Mexican Museum - faces the prospect of a lawsuit from residents of the Four Seasons on Market Street who want to stop it from casting a pall on sunny Union Square." Mexican Museum site caught in shadow fight [ Ex ] "In San Francisco, which tied with ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
Japan has many attractions for foreign tourists
Tokyo, May 21 : "The Land of the Rising Sun" - Japan - attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world.
Op-ed: Adopting the 'T' in LGBT
Even though I've been screaming about equal rights for LGBT people since I was a tweenage fag hag, I never imagined my fight for tolerance and acceptance would one day include waving the trans flag as my own.
Sun May 19, 2013
SFMOMA Exhibition at Historic Crissy Field
This Wednesday, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will be opening their newest exhibition.
SFBC offers historically-informed performance from a different historical period
When we use the phrase "historically-informed performance," we are usually referring to the practice of music in different periods of the history of music, generally with a focus on Europe.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Escapes: Union Street Festival
Union Street, in the center of San Francisco's Cow Hollow, comes alive with more than 150 boutique artists and craftsmen who will show their pottery, paintings, photography and more at the street's 37th annual festival June 1-2. Two stages will feature continuous live smooth jazz or original music by Bay Area bands.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Almaden Resident
Roadshow: Tips on traveling to San Francisco on Sunday
Q Sunday in San Francisco could be a gigantic tie-up. We have Bay to Breakers, the Amgen Tour bicycle race and the Alcatraz swim.
Wed May 15, 2013
Google glass - cool or creepy?
It's either the most exciting technology product of recent years, or the 21st Century equivalent of the Sinclair C5.
Tue May 14, 2013
ArtPadSF and 'artMRKT' opening this week in San Francisco
The show will feature 70 galleries from around the globe, bringing some of the world's most intriguing artists and galleries In showcasing historically important work alongside relevant contemporary pieces and projects, artMRKT will create an ideal context for the discovery, exploration and acquisition of art.
River Cities' Reader
What's Happenin': Summer, 2013
Blues, soul, and gospel musician Joe Louis Walker, who plays Davenport's Redstone Room on May 24, was born on December 25, 1949.
Mon May 13, 2013
Where Do You Go on Day Trips Near South San Francisco?
Remember when you first heard the word staycation? Most likely it was way back in the early years of the 21st century, when gas prices spiked tremendously.
Sun May 12, 2013
New York Magazine
Punch flights at the Dead Rabbit With 72 historical drinks in rotation at this financial-district saloon, it's hard to cover much territory in a single visit.
Federal appeals court takes up Marin oyster farm case Tuesday
Drakes Bay Oyster Co.'s fight for survival, which has divided West Marin County neighbors and gained national attention, resumes Tuesday at a federal courthouse in San Francisco.
Sat May 11, 2013
Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf stages super summer fun package in San Francisco
If you're looking for a fun summer vacation in the good old U.S.A. you might want to consider a trip to San Francisco where Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf is staging a fantastic Park, Splash 'n' Play Package.
Fri May 10, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Tour of California finale, Bay to Breakers colliding on same day
The city's Municipal Transportation Agency is preparing for a traffic nightmare when San Francisco holds the popular Bay to Breakers running event and the start of the final stage of the Amgen Tour of California a week from Sunday.
Aspirants to Fashion Future
Due in large part to the genius and international connections of its executive director, Gladys Perint Palmer , with the support of AAU president Elisa Stephens, what was once a small institution in a small town at the edge of the continent has become a major force in the world of fashion, especially its future.